Position: Support Services Engineer
Salary: GBP32700 - GBP49100 per annum
Ref: 522181_1570700379
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 10/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Various locations across east, west and central Scotland

Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Irelands leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

About the role

As Support Services Engineer, you'll work within the Support Services team of Onshore Wind Generation where you will support the Operations team in their full life management of their Wind Assets.

You'll use your experience and training to ensure the team assist in the delivery of quality maintenance management and industry leading safety within the Onshore Wind business.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

-Increase operational effectiveness by promoting cross learning, productivity development, Quality management Systems and Lean projects and metrics

-Ensure processes are clear and fit for purpose by conducting workplace audits, post work reviews and incident investigations.

-Support Onshore Wind in Safe Systems of Work and WTSR (Wind Turbine Safety Rules) best practice and strategy providing representation at wider industry forums.

-Ensure documentation and work packs are concise, effective, current and support the reduction of risk.

-Maximise staff capability by supporting staff development

What skills and experience will you need?

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced Wind Technician, engineering graduate, or an experienced industrial professional with an interest in wind generation. It is important that you already have an understanding of safe working practices and Behaviour Based Safety. While you should be able to work independently, scope for development within the role is available with additional training and mentoring to ensure you gain any additional skills necessary to succeed.

You will have sufficient knowledge and experience of wind farm technology and systems to be able to understand the effective isolation of plant/apparatus and you should be comfortable in working at height.

Having concise technical writing and communication skills as well as experience of industry standard software applications is also essential while creative flair and presentation skills are considered an advantage.

As you will be travelling to different sites it is necessary that you already hold a full valid driving licence. Interpersonal skills are considered advantageous to the role

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please contact sse.

This role is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please speak with your line manager prior to submitting your application.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.